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Two people arrested in Vancouver after woman shot in back of taxi

By The Canadian Press
November 14, 2016 - 10:07am Updated: November 14, 2016 - 12:07pm

VANCOUVER - A woman in the back of a cab has been injured in an early-morning shooting in Vancouver.

Police say two people of interest were arrested.

The 29-year-old passenger in the taxi is recovering from what are described as non-life-threatening injuries.

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First Nation says sunken tug being removed after 33 days in B.C. waters

By The Canadian Press
November 14, 2016 - 10:01am Updated: November 14, 2016 - 6:26pm

BELLA BELLA, B.C. — A sunken tug has been lifted from the waters off British Columbia's central coast more than a month after it ran aground and sank, releasing thousands of litres of fuel into the ocean.

Image Credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-NOAA, Vancouver Acquarium, Coastal Ocean Research Institute- John Durban, Holly Fearnbach and Lance Barrett-Lennard

Researchers worried killer whale population will flatline with female deaths

By The Canadian Press
November 13, 2016 - 4:13pm

VANCOUVER - The death of a single wild animal is not usually significant, but for an endangered species of killer whales the loss of a young female has some experts worried that the population may reach a point where it stops growing.

Image Credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Heiltsuk First Nation, April Bencze

High waves challenge for crews lifting sunken tugboat off B.C. coast

By The Canadian Press
November 13, 2016 - 4:08pm

BELLA BELLA, B.C. - As crews prepare the daunting task of lifting a 30-metre tug that sank off British Columbia's central coast, the local First Nation says the federal government is hiding information about the environmental impact of the incident.